The Martian [electronic resource] : A Novel/ Weir, Andy.
- ISBN: 9780804139038
- Physical Description: 1 online resource 400 p.
- Publisher: [S.l.] : Crown/Archetype, 2014.
Nominated as one of Americaâs best-loved novels by PBSâs The Great American Read Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there. After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone with no way to even signal Earth that heâs aliveâand even if he could get word out, his supplies would be gone long before a rescue could arrive. Chances are, though, he won't have time to starve to death. The damaged machinery, unforgiving environment, or plain-old "human error" are much more likely to kill him first. But Mark isn't ready to give up yet. Drawing on his ingenuity, his engineering skillsâand a relentless, dogged refusal to quitâhe steadfastly confronts one seemingly insurmountable obstacle after the next. Will his resourcefulness be enough to overcome the impossible odds against him?
Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] Crown/Archetype 2014 Available via World Wide Web.
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